Bill Rammell took office as Vice Chancellor at the University of Bedfordshire in September 2012. Prior to that he was Deputy Vice Chancellor at Plymouth University where he was responsible for the student experience and internationalisation.
Bill was MP for Harlow from 1997 to 2010. He was Minister of State for Further and Higher Education in the Labour Government and also served as Minister of State for the Foreign Office and Minister of State for the Armed Forces.
With a commitment to widening access to higher education that is rooted in personal, academic and government experience, Bill leads the University's mission to deliver the best possible student experience for an international learning community. He is passionate about the University's record and role in transforming lives, promoting employability and world-leading research.